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Security guard accidentally discharges weapon at Bank of America in Palm Springs

Posted at 11:26 AM, Dec 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-10 11:26:55-05

PALM SPRINGS, Fla. — Police in Palm Springs said no one was hurt after a bank security guard accidentally discharged a weapon Tuesday morning.

The incident occurred around 10 a.m. at a Bank of America located at 3716 S. Military Trail.

According to a written statement from Palm Springs Support Services Manager Edgar T. Morley, the guard was alone in a break room
and apparently cleaning the weapon when it fired.

Morley said the bank lobby was closed for a short period of time.

Police did not say what type of weapon was discharged.

No injuries were reported.